Perfect for new and longtime PC users, this no-fluff guide to Windows 7 is packed with details on system settings, the desktop, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. Upgraders will find details on setup, installation, and switching from earlier Windows versions. Keyboard mavens will find keyboard shortcuts throughout the book. New features covered include the redesigned taskbar, jump lists, window-management shortcuts, federated search, libraries, desktop gadgets, Devices and Printers, and homegroups. Covers the Home, Professional, and Ultimate editions of Windows 7. See full-sized previews of open documents, folders, and websites. Use Snap, Peek, and Shake to juggle all your open windows. Pin programs, documents, and folders for one-click access. Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, email, programs, settings, and more. Share files and printers on your home network. Connect to wireless networks with a few clicks. Manage your phones, devices, and printers in a single window. Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers. Contents 1. Windows Basics 2. The Desktop 3. Personalizing Windows 4. Files, Folders, and Drives 5. Programs and Documents 6. Printing and Faxing 7. Hardware and Drivers 8. Networks and Sharing 9. Online Connections 10. Security and Privacy 11. Maintenance and Troubleshooting 12. Installing Windows About the Author Chris Kennedy is a developer and technical writer based in Boulder, Colorado. When he's not typing, Chris climbs rocks, revises his screenplays, and reads the journals of polar explorers.
Author: Chris Kennedy